Loaded with an ensemble star cast of versatile performers including, Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, and Divya Dutta, Aparna Singh's new movie "Irada" had its grand theatrical release on February 17, 2017. As expected, "Irada" carries a strong social message, and in all possibilities, this movie will emerge as a sleeper hit at the Bollywood box-office.

'Irada' offers a thrilling ride

Aparna Singh has narrated the film in a very appealing style, and from scene one, the director succeeded in creating a feel of curiosity in the minds of the viewers.

The film begins with an absorbing note where a bomb rips through the factory of a big business tycoon. The explosion creates so many questions in the minds of the businessman, and after pressurizing the Chief Minister, he ensures that the National Investigative Agency is investigating the case.

In the journey, the Investigation team comes across an ex-army man seeking revenge for his dead daughter and a young journalist who tries hard to procure justice to her slain boyfriend. In the end, the director also puts forward a serious ecological issue which is a real eye opener for all the Indian citizens.

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Stellar performance from the lead stars

As we all know that Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi are two great actors in the Indian cinema, and both of them have done an excellent job in this movie.

Divya Dutta surprised everyone with her excellent screen presence.

The actor who scored the best in this movie is Sagarika Ghatge. The ravishing actress literally excelled in emotional scenes, and it was her eyes which talked more than her mouth throughout the film.

Public response

There are positive reviews from trade analysts who tweeted in appreciation of the film.

Box-office collections

Day one Friday collections was Rs 25 lakhs while on second day the film collected Rs 40 lakhs.

"Irada" is facing strong contention at the Bollywood box-office, as Rana Daggubati's big-budget release "The Ghazi Attack" was also released on February 17, 2017. Considering the few number of screens in which it is released, "Irada" is expected to gross around 4 Crores by the end of this weekend.